Nicole Irwin, 26, lives and works in Harker Heights.
Where do you work?
I currently work at Harker Heights High
What is your job title?
I am a teacher. I teach English 1 and English I Pre AP.
How long have you been teaching for Killeen Independent School District?
I have been teaching here for two years.
What brought you to the area?
The military brought me to the Central Texas area.
Where are you from originally?
I am originally from Sacramento, California.
What is your favorite store in Harker Heights?
My favorite store in Harker Heights is Target.
What is your favorite restaurant in Harker Heights?
My favorite restaurant in Harker Heights is IHOP.
What do you like about Harker Heights?
One of my favorite things about Harker Heights is the way the people come together to help each other out and to celebrate the community as a whole.
What do you dislike about Harker Heights?
I dislike the stigma associated with Harker Heights by surrounding cities. Harker Heights has a reputation of being a “rich” area, but we have families that are struggling also. Luckily, our community comes together in creating resources. We take care of each other.
What do you think that Harker Heights is missing?
Harker Heights basically has everything; however, I would like to see more events happening that are family friendly.
Where do you see yourself in 10 years?
In 10 years I see myself still teaching and connecting with my students.